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TidBITS#629/06-May-02

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference today, Steve Jobs previewed Jaguar, the next major revision to Mac OS X. It might make you want to pounce on Apple’s new OS, as we’ve done with our reporting in TidBITS. Also, we pass on some potentially useful opportunities for small companies at Macworld Expo 2002 in New York. In the news, we cover Default Folder 1.5, ConceptDraw Presenter, icWord 2.1, and how international users can get Adam’s iPhoto book.

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icWord & icExcel View Office Documents in Mac OS X

icWord & icExcel View Office Documents in Mac OS X -- Panergy Ltd. has released icWord 2.1, a Mac OS X-compatible version of its useful Microsoft Word and AppleWorks document viewer for those who don't own Word or AppleWorks (see "icWord Reads and Prints Word Documents" in TidBITS-543)

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iPhoto Book Available Internationally

iPhoto Book Available Internationally -- I was surprised and distressed to discover that Amazon wouldn't let international buyers of my iPhoto for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide book download the electronic version in advance of receiving the paper version

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Mac OS X: The Curse of the New

As you have no doubt noticed, we have been increasing the amount of Mac OS X-specific content in TidBITS. Although there are good reasons for this change, it can create some tension, since many users continue to rely on earlier versions of the Mac OS